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Mohonk Mountain Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze

Join us as we hike through the Labyrinth & experience the Lemon Squeeze at Mohonk Mountain A little over an hour from the sky scrapers of NYC and awaits a great day hike around Mohonk Mountain (Shawangunk).  Sitting in the middle of a vast estate, the Mohonk Mountain House is surrounded by hiking trails.  While…

Long Path Hiking Trail

Lake Skanatati

Less than an hour from the sky scrapers of NYC and sitting in the shadow of the infamous Bear Mountain lies the rest of Harriman State Park.  On this journey, I set out to find the Pine Swamp Mine but my hiking journey took an unexpected turn.  Join me as I search for Pine Swamp…

Breakneck Ridge Winter hiking

Rock Scramble

An hour north from the skyscrapers of New York City, join me as I backpack one of the best hiking loops in the United States overlooking the scenic Hudson Valley River near Cold Spring, NY.  The snowy rocky cliffs and steep ascents prove challenging but extremely rewarding during this winter time hike.  Travel with me…

Great Stirrup Cay

Jungle plants

Located in the Bahamas, Great Stirrup Cay has plenty to offer the wound be tourist.  Norwegian cruise line (NCL) operates this Island as a destination for some of it’s tropical cruises near the Caribbean.  Much of this island is currently undeveloped offering the opportunity to explore and do some fun tropical island hiking through the…

Mt Taurus to Breakneck Ridge day hike

Forest hiking trail

Overlooking the Lower Hudson River, Mt Taurus (AKA Bull Hill) offers some great views of the Hudson Valley & surrounding area including the village of Cold Spring.  It offers a good day hike challenge while not being overly difficult or technically challenging. While enjoying an excellent fall hike on the generously wide trails that the…